Oct 22 2014 Mayor Names New Director, Leadership Team at Animal Services

Mayor Greg Fischer today named a new three-person leadership team for Louisville Metro Animal Services (LMAS), including a director who has spent much of her career in veterinary medicine for the United States Army Veterinary Command, caring for wounded military working dogs.

Oct 22 2014 Councilman James targets Seventh and Magnolia as a key area for Brightside Fall Community Cleanup

Volunteers will have a special task this Saturday in the Old Louisville area as part of the 2014 Brightside Fall Community Cleanup. Councilman David James (D-6) is seeking help in cleaning up a key area at Seventh Street and Magnolia. 

Oct 22 2014 Council members Fowler, Blackwell and Yates sponsor this year’s Brightside Fall Community Cleanup

Once again, residents and businesses from Pleasure Ridge Park to Valley Station are invited to come out and help make the community a better and cleaner place to live by volunteering for this year’s Brightside Fall Community Cleanup.

Oct 21 2014 The next “Talk with David” in District 6 set for Saturday, October 25th

Councilman David James invites residents of District 6 to come out to the next “Talk with David” set for Saturday, October 25th. It’s an opportunity to meet with James and talk about any issue or concern from residents in a neighborhood in an informal, relaxed setting.

Oct 21 2014 Councilwoman Welch invites District 13 residents to come out for Brightside Fall Community Cleanup

Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) is sending out the call for volunteers to join others who are already committed to this year’s Brightside Fall Community Cleanup set for Saturday, October 25th.

Oct 21 2014 Proposed FEDOOP Operating Permit for Sealed Air Corp.

The Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District (District) proposes to issue a revised FEDOOP operating permit to Sealed Air Corporation (polyethylene foam manufacturing facility), 7665 National Turnpike in accordance with Regulation 2.17.  The 30 day public comment period starts October 22, 2014 and ends on November 21, 2014.  A public hearing may be scheduled if the District determines that there are germane, unresolved issues or substantial public interest, in accordance with Regulation 2.07.

Oct 21 2014 Construction of New Taxiway Complete

Louisville Regional Airport Authority officials, along with state and local leaders and airport business partners, today celebrated the completion of Taxiway Alpha. The nearly two-mile long, 100-foot wide taxiway runs parallel to the West Runway and will accommodate the new generation of larger cargo aircraft.

Oct 21 2014 Louisville Joins Next-Generation Broadband Communities to Launch Next Century Cities

Mayor Fischer announces Louisville as a leading member of national initiative to advance fast, affordable, reliable Internet

Oct 21 2014 Metro Councilman Engel and Fern Creek Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Community-wide Cleanup

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Louisville, KY- Louisville Metro Councilman Robin Engel (District 22) and the Fern Creek Community Association and Chamber of Commerce will hold a District 22 community-wide clean-up on Saturday, October 25, between 9:00 a.m. and 12:00 p.m.

Oct 21 2014 Beta Bus Stop Project Launches Crowdsourced Funding Event

On Monday, the Beta Bus Stop Project, a collective of local civic leaders, architects and city agencies, including the Metro Office of Sustainability, launched a four-day crowdsourced funding event to redesign two bus stops in Louisville.

Oct 21 2014 Google Selects Interapt as Glass at Work Partner

Mayor Greg Fischer joined members of Louisville’s Interapt team today as Google announced it has selected Interapt as one of their Glass at Work Certified partners, a group of 10 authorized companies selected by Google to build enterprise solutions for Glass.

Oct 20 2014 Next “Talk with Tom” set for Saturday, October 25th

The next “Talk with Tom” will be held at Starbucks located at Highland Avenue and Baxter Avenue from 9:00am to 11:00am on Saturday, October 25th.

Oct 20 2014 Councilwoman Welch joins Fairdale Community Club for 11th Annual Trick or Treat Street

As a way of ensuring that little ghosts and goblins have a chance to enjoy a safe and fun Halloween, Councilwoman Vicki Aubrey Welch (D-13) and the Fairdale Community Club present the 11th Annual Trick or Treat Street.

Oct 20 2014 Brightside/Passport Health Plan Fall Community-Wide Cleanup to be held Saturday, October 25, 2014

Over 4,000 volunteers will join together on Saturday, October 25 for the Annual Brightside/Passport Health Plan Fall Community-Wide Cleanup to pick up litter and beautify nearly 150 sites in Louisville. 

“Joining forces and pulling together to make our city cleaner creates a more attractive city for residents and visitors,” Mayor Greg Fischer said. “It’s also a super pride-booster, developing stronger neighborhoods, with engaged and connected citizens.”

Oct 20 2014 Free Lead Inspections Available in Louisville

To help prevent childhood lead poisoning, the Lead-Safe Louisville Project is sponsoring free lead inspections to qualified homeowners. Lead-Safe Louisville joins in National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, October 19 - 25, to promote the importance of testing your home, testing your child, and learning how to prevent lead poisoning’s serious health effects.